1. Creator/Author:
  2. A Wide Awake (4)

Honest Old Abe

Creator:
A Wide Awake, D. Wentworth, Blodgett & Bradford
Location:
New York, Buffalo
Origin Date:
1860
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 13 in x 10 in
Item ID:
71.2009.083.0015
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Sheet Music

Description

This is a piece of sheet music for the song, "Honest Old Abe." The cover is plain with a black and white illustration of Abraham Lincoln in profile with "Your's Truly A. Lincoln" printed below it." The image is surrounded by a shaded oval with a decorative frame around it. The title is printed in black lettering in an arch near the top of the cover. The music is attributed to "A Wide Awake." Publishing information is printed near the bottom of the cover. 1 score ([5] p.) Song with chorus and piano accompaniment, four parts Inscription on cover: "To Mrs. A. Lincoln, compliments of Publisher"--. Part of The Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum.